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    new ceramic tap fittings have reduced hot water pressure

    I have replaced both ceramic fittings in a kitchen sink mixer tap. (We have very good mains water pressure.) Now the hot tap now seems to have very poor pressure (cold is fine) On looking at the replacement glands, the hole seems smaller on the new taps than the old. When I bought them...
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    Can I connect a chrome shower to plastic pipework

    I looked a bit more carefully. The plastic pipes that come out of the wall have a collar that the elbow piece, also plastic is a screw fit onto. Looking at the online installation guides for Mira showers it seems that these want to a nit/o;ive compression fixing to be screwed on. Any...
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    Can I connect a chrome shower to plastic pipework

    Thanks Seco services. Yes the elbow is a plastic elbow that screws onto the incoming plastic pipe. I havent actually bought the shower yet (just saw it on display in B & Q, but I did take the elbow off the display one to look at and that has a thread inside it.
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    Can I connect a chrome shower to plastic pipework

    I am replacing an Aqualisa shower that has diminished to just a dribble of water. The inlet pipes are 150mm apart (this seems to be a standard size I assume, which is good news for me). The existing shower is plastic and the fittings are all plastic, even the pipework that comes out of my...
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